USB stick

Tom Holroyd tomh at
Fri Feb 15 14:08:23 UTC 2008

I have been plugging it in with X on. Haven't had time to look at some
of the other good suggestions re hal config.

On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 17:10 -0500, Michael Klinosky wrote:
> Tom:
> > Sorry if this has been asked before, but I just upgraded to Fedora 7 and
> > when I plug in my USB stick I get "Error
> > org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied." The Details box says "Not in
> > active session". 
> I had the same 'problem'. I asked here (apparently no one knew). I 
> finally figured it out for myself.
> It happens only when I plug it in with X turned off (with Ctrl-Aalt-Fx). 
> Just make sure that X is active (thus 'active session'), and it 
> shouldn't give that error.

Dr. Tom
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